A Down-to-Earth Approach
James Henslin shares the excitement of sociology. With his acclaimed "down-to-earth" approach and personal writing style, the author highlights the sociology of everyday life and its relevance to students' lives. With wit, personal reflection, and illuminating examples, Henslin shares with readers his passion for sociology.
In addition to this trademark down-to-earth approach, other distinctive features include: comparative perspectives, the globalization of capitalism, and visual presentations of sociology.
Teaching & Learning Experience
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
James M. Henslin was born in Minnesota, graduated from high school and junior college in California and from college in Indiana. Awarded scholarships, he earned his Master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After this, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health, and spent a year studying how people adjust to the suicide of a family member. His primary interests in sociology are the sociology of everyday life, deviance, and international relations. He has published widely in sociology journals, including Social Problems and American Journal of Sociology. While a graduate student, Jim Henslin taught at the University of Missouri at St. Louis. After completing his doctorate, he joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, where he is Professor Emeritus of Sociology. He says, “I’ve always found the introductory course enjoyable to teach. I love to see students’ faces light up when they first glimpse the sociological perspective and begin to see how society has become an essential part of how they view the world.” Henslin enjoys reading and fishing. His two favorite activities are writing and traveling. He especially enjoys visiting and living in other cultures, for this brings him face to face with behaviors and ways of thinking that he cannot take for granted, experiences that “make sociological principles come alive.”
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Pearson. Book Condition: Good. 020590646X May have signs of use, may be ex library copy. Book Only. Used items do not include access codes, cd's or other accessories, regardless of what is stated in item title. Bookseller Inventory # Z020590646XZ3
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2012. HRD. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. Used - Very Good Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # I0-9780205906468
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2012. HRD. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. Used - Very Good Book. Shipped from US in 4 to 14 days (standard) 3 to 8 days (expedited). Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # I0-9780205906468
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. This book is in good condition and ready for immediate shipment to any US location by an experienced seller. CDs and Access codes and other peripherals may not be included as is the case with most used books. Thanks for shopping with us. book. Bookseller Inventory # 537823
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97802059064683.0
Book Description Pearson, 2012. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! j. Bookseller Inventory # 020590646XD